• ORT-View
  • ORT-View
  • RAC-Building
  • ORT-Module
  • Ooty Radio Telescope

    The Ooty Radio Telescope (ORT, as it is known) is a cylindrical paraboloid of reflecting surface, 530 m long and 30 m wide, placed on a hill whose slope of about 11 degree in the north-south direction which is the same as the latitude of the location of ORT, which makes possible to track celestial objects.

  • Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope

    NCRA has set up a unique facility for radio astronomical research using the metrewavelengths range of the radio spectrum, known as the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), it is located at a site about 80 km north of Pune.

  • SKA - India

    The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be an array of telescopes, spread over hundreds of kilometres, in two different continents. In the first phase there will be about 200 dishes in South Africa’s Karoo region, and over 130,000 low frequency antennas in Western Australia’s Murchison Shire.

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    With the passing of Prof. Govind Swarup on the evening of 7th September, 2020, TIFR has lost an iconic figure.

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    National Science Day - 2020

    February 28th is celebrated as National Science Day all over the country, commemorating the discovery of the Raman Effect by C.V. Raman, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.